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I am just Jes — One Man’s Journey from Slave to Freedman
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,660. Language: American English. Published: August 7, 2014 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Slavers took him from his African home when he was just four years old. He and a group of adults were loaded onto a ship and herded into the hold. They would be sold as slaves once they reached their destination. Now, 14 years later, he is just Jes.
Standing on the Promises, Book Three: The Last Mile of the Way (Revised & Expanded)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 132,750. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014 by Zarahemla Books. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Book three of the Standing on the Promises trilogy about black LDS pioneers.
Standing on the Promises, Book Two: Bound for Canaan (Revised & Expanded)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,490. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014 by Zarahemla Books. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Book two of the Standing on the Promises trilogy about black LDS pioneers.
Standing on the Promises, Book One: One More River to Cross (Revised & Expanded)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,500. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014 by Zarahemla Books. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Book one of the Standing on the Promises trilogy about black LDS pioneers.
Left by the Side of the Road: Characters without a Novel
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Series: The Civil War in South Carolina's Low Country, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,670. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Left by the Side of the Road is a collection of short historical fiction. The characters are real people whose stories provide interesting sidelights on the main narratives of my other books. All take place in 1862, primarily in the coastal islands of South Carolina. They feature Union and Confederate soldiers, plantation slaves, missionaries and teachers, cotton agents, spies, and profiteers.
Standing in the Shadows of War
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,200. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
After having relocated to California in the early 1970’s and living there for over forty years, the memories created from family and events made writing "Standing in the Shadows of War" a pleasure for Cedric. Most of the people in the book are family members, friends, and Soldiers that he served with during 20+ years in the Army, including the ’90–‘91 Gulf War.
The Woman with the Diamond Heart
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,950. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American
Discover the side of Jamaica you've never seen before... The son of a white plantation owner befriends a slave girl, an ex-slave struggles with the challenges of emancipation, a poor girl from the country has to fight off the sexual advances of her employer, ... This is the fascinating story of the woman with the diamond heart - Jamaica, land of love.
The Man from Conant Gardens
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You set the price! Words: 70,660. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
“First of all, there are fifty-eight slaves on this plantation who are lighter than some of the whites in this room. These so-called ‘passers’ will be hated for being too ‘white’, or ridiculed by their own by not accepting their black partition. They can mingle among us or be stoned by us as well. When slavery ends, what do we do with these passers?” said Benjamin Godly in 1848 before the war.
The Wagoners
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 88,520. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Her life rescued from obscurity by the discovery of an old trunk packed with dusty records, follow Cynthia, a slave woman, as she is torn from her family, undergoes traumatic experiences, and gives birth to the only child she will ever keep, her son Lonnie. He, born just before Emancipation, leaves his mother and then the South behind as he strikes off for lands unknown.
Crossing The Dead Line
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 52,940. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
If you liked the book and the movie True Grit, you'll LOVE this Western/historical fiction novel based on the real-life exploits of Deputy U.S. Marshal Bass Reeves. Bass Reeves was one of the first African American lawmen West of the Mississippi. During his long career serving under the court of the "Hanging Judge" Isaac C. Parker, Reeves arrested more than 3,000 men and killed 14.
Beyond Southern Africa, A Story of the Fight for Freedom
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,700. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Two young men—one Southern African, the other African American—go from humble beginnings to the center of Africa’s fight against colonialism, but one of them is being tracked by a killer.
Hell on the Solomons
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 27,460. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
This is a World War II fictional account about American minority Army battalions getting sent to the Solomon Islands in the Southwest Pacific to help out in the struggle to defeat The Imperial Japanese Army.
Chronicles of a Nappi Head
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,450. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Chronicles of a Nappi Head is a collection of tales that will excite the spirit, it may reveal times and places that you have never experienced, or it may simply bring back memories of past occurrences that have been in the back of your mind.
The Path of Lord Jaguar
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 77,160. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
The Path of Lord Jaguar honors the African and Maya ancestry of two immigrants of the United States who join spiritual forces to strengthen the path of kuxan sum, the energy path that unites the Americas.
Shadows of St. Louis
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,710. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
It’s 1917 in East St. Louis, Illinois. The wealthy Goodwin family and their children have been living with a dangerous secret. Suddenly, their 16 year old Negro maid Emma Lynn starts asking questions no one wants to answer. Where did she come from? Where are her parents? Why does she look like a darker version of the Goodwin daughter?
A Fateful Discovery
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 96,360. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
When a reluctant Justice Department lawyer blows the whistle on a clandestine plan authored by America's ruling elite, a tsunami of events unfolds. The bombshell uncovers a psychological warfare waged against a perceived enemy that ultimately backfires.
A Fateful Discovery
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 96,360. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
When a reluctant Justice Department lawyer blows the whistle on a clandestine plan authored by America's ruling elite, a tsunami of events unfolds. The bombshell uncovers a psychological warfare waged against a perceived enemy that ultimately backfires.
Living Half Free
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,300. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(4.43 from 7 reviews)
When Zachariah, a naïve mulatto slave, is sold to a Kentucky slave trader, and separated from his ma and sister, he realizes the true meaning of not having rights. Seeking escape, he falls in love with a Cherokee woman, under whose direction he learns to pass as white. But, he must find his voice, and the courage to stand up for his beliefs or else lose everyone he loves forever.
The Collected Stories, Volume 1
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,790. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012 by Black Bay Books. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
These are all stories of race. Written between 1917 and 1947, they are the author's attempts to describe the racial situation in the South in the early part of the 20th Century. Like her award-winning novel, "The Other Room," the stories are sensitive, original, and important.
Sold into Slavery: The Story of Adaku, A Black Slave Woman Part I
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,590. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African
The Story of Adaku discusses African slavery during the colonial times and highlights one young Igbo woman's plight as she journeys towards a world that means nothing to her.